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Friday, August 04, 2017      11 comments

We are away from home this week, pool-sitting for our daughter and son-in-law. When they asked originally, we were going to be dog-sitting but they ended up going to a place where they could take the dogs. It sure is quiet. I keep waiting fo... Read more
The World Needs Me (and you too)
Sunday, July 23, 2017      14 comments

A friend sent me this picture today. It really touched me and came back to mind several times throughout the day. I like it. ... Read more
Focus on the Joy
Sunday, July 16, 2017      22 comments

(I read this blog this morning and it reached me because I don't think I do many things just for the 'joy' of doing them. In fact, I usually do what I HAVE to do and then feel too tired to do what might bring me joy. Sometimes I don't even kno... Read more
June Highlights
Saturday, July 08, 2017      7 comments

This morning on Facebook, there was a collage of my June highlights. The first two pictures are from May but that's okay. I enjoyed the memories from my vacation. ... Read more
Confederation Bridge
Sunday, June 18, 2017      8 comments

"In addition to celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary, Islanders will also have a chance this summer to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Confe... Read more
Iles de la Madeleine
Thursday, June 08, 2017      7 comments

Before I arrived in Nova Scotia, my sister asked if I would be interested in visiting the Magdalen Islands. Neither of us had been here and she wanted to visit. Of course, I said 'yes'. She made the reservations for the ferry and motel. Wedn... Read more
Thursday, June 01, 2017      14 comments

We are having a good vacation. My little village has shrunk even more. There used to be a Co-op store for groceries. It is closed. They now have to travel approximately 30 minutes to shop. We have had some good exploratory rides. ... Read more
Nova Scotia Vacation
Monday, May 29, 2017      8 comments

My daughter and I had good flights on Friday. My sister was waiting at the Halifax Airport to pick us up. My daugher's friend, Sue, traveled by bus from Saint John to join us. Then we had to find where Sister had parked her car. (We did even... Read more
I'm Getting Excited
Thursday, May 25, 2017      11 comments

I was born in Moncton, New Brunswick at the end of World War II. My parents were both from the same community in Nova Scotia. When I was still a baby, we moved to Greenwood, Nova Scotia for my father's job. When I was 12, my father had the op... Read more
Le Chocolat 2017
Sunday, May 07, 2017      18 comments

I am home after our busy morning. I was up by 6, called my granddaughter to make sure she was up and still planning to walk with me and then had some slow-cooker oatmeal. Granddaughter lives about 20 minutes away. I picked her up and drove to... Read more
Week Four 5% Challenge
Saturday, May 06, 2017      8 comments

Another week has quickly passed by. It was a busy week for me. Again, my weight stayed steady - no loss. There have been heavy rains all week. Areas of the county are flooded. From the news, it sounds like there are other parts of the p... Read more
Why Do You Want to Be Healthy and Fit?
Sunday, April 30, 2017      18 comments

[Let's try again. Don't you hate it when you have a blog three-quarters finished and the computer hiccups and everything is gone? I will try to re-create my thought process.] Spark Guy has us thinking about why we want to be healthy and f... Read more
Week Three 5% Challenge
Saturday, April 29, 2017      11 comments

One would think that with all my experience, eliminating pounds would be easier than it is. Week three and I am down .2. Wow! I suppose it is better than up .2 but does it really matter? Down one day, up the next. This has been my patte... Read more
Week Two Results
Saturday, April 22, 2017      7 comments

I weighed myself this morning and reported to my team. No change. I was down a pound when I visited the dietitian Thursday morning. Of course it was a different scale. ... Read more
After One Week
Saturday, April 15, 2017      11 comments

We have completed the first week of the 5% challenge. I did not lose a lot but the scale showed a loss. I will take it and move on to week two. The weather today was very summerlike. Better weather is an encouragement for me to get outsi... Read more

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